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Sobriety Chat: Ninakaye

March 3rd, 2023 Interviews

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Ninakaye Taane-Tinorau (Ngāti Maniapoto) is a nana, music manager, mentor, speaker, yoga instructor, and activist working in sexual violence prevention and treatment … and she is sober. In this chat she talks about the chaos of her early drinking years, the powerful conversation that led to her quitting, the impact alcohol has had on Māori in Aotearoa, and the importance of connecting with your culture. Find Ninakaye on Facebook here.

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